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Violence Against Women: Identifying Risk Factors, Research in Brief

NCJ Number
Date Published
November 2004
16 pages
Publication Series
In an attempt to develop preventive strategies, this report examined two studies to determine if women abused during childhood and adolescence were at an increased risk of being victimized later in life.
This NIJ Research in Brief addresses whether sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence are risk factors for becoming a victim of violence against women as an adult.

Date Published: November 1, 2004